Ann has a lifelong interest in art and craft and started sewing in her late teens, making clothes for family and friends. She went on to study as a mature student in fashion, costume design and millinery at The Cleveland College of Art, achieving a BA Hons 1st class. As well as improving her sewing, she discovered a love of making hats.
Since graduating, Ann accepts commissions for bespoke garments and hats for both weddings and day wear. Ann is also a short course tutor at Northern School of Art, Marlborough Summer School and Higham Hall. Currently Ann enjoys experimenting with textile art.